'''Brandeis University''' is an American Private university|private
research university with a liberal arts
It is located in Waltham, Massachusetts
, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston
. The university has an enrollment of approximately 3,600 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.
It was tied for 34th among national universities in the United States in ''U.S. News & World Report
'' 's 2016 rankings.
'' listed Brandeis University as number 51 among all national universities and liberal arts colleges combined in 2013.
Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian
Jewish community-sponsored coeducational
institution on the site of the former Middlesex University (Massachusetts)|Middlesex University
. The university is named for Louis Brandeis
(1856–1941), the first Jewish Justice of the Supreme Court of the...